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United Nations Conference on Trade And Development UNCTAD B2C E-COMMERCE INDEX 2018 FOCUS ON AFRICA UNCTAD Technical Notes on ICT for Development N˚121 UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index 2018 Focus on Africa Improved coverage in 2018 edition The 2018 UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index, which measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping, has expanded its coverage to include 151 economies, up … Figure 1. Relationship between UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index values and online shopping Source: UNCTAD …
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it is a collaborative effort to scale up cooperation, transparency and aid-efficiency in the field of inclusive e-commerce.E-commerce readiness assessment and strategy formulation An e-commerce readiness assessment is an essential step for developing countries to identify opportunities and bottlenecks … Access to financing To facilitate the growth of e-commerce, developing countries need financial tools to fund innovation, entrepreneurship and start-ups across the entire e-commerce value chain …
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The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, such as in the context of the UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy … This report is expected to contribute to the ongoing efforts of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (GoB) to realize the vision of “Digital Bangladesh” and to build a robust, safe and business-friendly e-commerce ecosystem …
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Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers … The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, such as in the context of the UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/10III NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/9III NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers …
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2018-12-19 unedited version 1 | P a g e NAIROBI MANIFESTO on the Digital Economy and Inclusive Development in Africa BACKGROUND The digital economy, including electronic commerce (e-commerce), is growing quickly in Africa, creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs and businesses to expand their market … According to the 2018 version of UNCTAD’s B2C E-commerce Index, the African region lags the rest of the world in terms of e-commerce readiness … National e-commerce strategies can …
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Geneva, 13 to 17 May 2019 Submissions from entities in the United Nations system and elsewhere on their efforts in 2018 to implement the outcome of the WSIS Submission by United Nations Industrial Development Organization This submission was prepared … tools for Industry 4.0 uptake by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs); the use of E-commerce; digital innovation ecosystem building for fostering Industry 4.0 technological learning and innovation; and fostering partnerships across the …
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Activities during 2017-2018 related to action line C7 (e-business) aimed at increasing awareness, expanding the use of ICT-enabled market analysis tools, and building the capacity of developing countries to leverage e-commerce for development … A rise in e-strategies The need for assessments and strategies for e-business, e-commerce, and the digital economy has been identified by the eTrade for all initiative as key in helping countries figure out how to tackle these issues to support their …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/5NOTE iii NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers …
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The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, such as in the context of the UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy … The ICT sector is maturing rapidly, and e-commerce activity has ramped up. This assessment comes at an opportune time for the country to take stock of the e-commerce ecosystem and implement the recommendations to help support the ecosystem …
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volumes of refined petroleum products and gas went up by 3.9%.+5 .1%.WORLD SEABORNE TRADE GROWTH FORECAST: 2018–2023Volumes across all segments set to grow: containerized and dry bulk cargoes projected to grow the fastestTanker volumes to grow at a slower paceVolume projected to grow +3.8%REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT 2018 3 A. GENERAL TRENDS Global economic expansion is the main driver of world shipping demand, and 2017 will be remembered …
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of Least Developed Countries: Policy Impact and Way Forward 17 Assessments finalized (2017-2019) 8 In progress (2018-2019) 12 Additional requests received Benin Cambodia Lao PDR Nepal Myanmar Bangladesh Madagascar Uganda Zambia Ivory Coast Malawi … The eT Ready Programme is part of the eTrade for all initiative (etradeforall.org), which offers an online space to learn about e-commerce related capacity-building programmes offered by the 30 development partners members of the initiative …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/3NOTE iii NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers …
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At the Buenos Aires Ministerial Conference in December 2018, WTO Ministers adopted a Decision that called for the continuation of the E-commerce Work Programme and renewed the moratorium on customs duties on electronic transmissions … Information and experience sharing on the developments in e-commerce and regulatory efforts to create an enabling e-commerce environment is becoming a more integral feature of the Work Programme …
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E.19.II.D.17iii NOTE Note Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communications technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … promotes international dialogue on issues related to ICTs for development, and contributes to building developing countries’ capacities to measure e-commerce and the digital economy and to design and implement relevant policies and legal frameworks …
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The assessments have also benefitted from inputs by eTrade for all partners.E-COMMERCE READINESS ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY FORMULATION KEY FINDINGS 1. Countries lack a unifying vision on ecommerce 2. Development of e-commerce policies, initiatives and activities is fragmented 3. Public-private dialogue is underutilized Although policymakers in Africa recognize the potential benefits of e-commerce, the overall understanding of the sector is uneven and often very low … The ecommerce agenda tends to be …
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H I G H L I G H T STABLE OF CONTENT 4 INTRODUCTION 22 OUR MANAGEMENT COMMITMENTS 8 OUR WORK IN 2018 OUR PARTNERSHIPS FOR TRANSFORMATION OUR OFFICES AND STAFF 30 40 WHERE TO FIND US United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Palais des Nations … L I G H T S BOOSTING INVESTMENT IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT The UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2018 tackled inequality, exclusion and global economic fragility vis-à-vis the international trading system, the emerging digital economy and …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/1NOTE iii NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, the new UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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GE.18-02310(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Item 3 of the provisional agenda Fostering development gains from domestic and cross-border e-commerce in developing countries Fostering development gains from e-commerce … Current gaps in terms of e-commerce readiness, between and within countries, imply that benefits from e-commerce are not equally distributed …
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